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coming in. >> it is pretty thick out there. we had heavy rain yesterday. you are going to contend with some reduced visibility. the relative humidity at the airport is 100%, which means the air is saturated. we're looking at temperatures jumping into the low 70's this afternoon. the next few days, it will cool off into the 50's. today will be a nice day. for now, we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. very foggy start out there. we do have fog warnings in some places. there is an overturned vehicle on charles street. there are some lanes blocked, so use extra caution. in dundalk, another locale -- another accident location. fog warnings are in a fact.
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this is in cecil county. things are looking good at the tidings memorial bridge. it looks like we'll get fog warnings in a short while. seven minutes to travel south on 895 down to the harbor tunnel tolls. a quick live look outside. lots of fog on the north side. traffic is moving in both lives. traffic moving southbound on 95 without delay. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a student at coppin state university is recovering after being shot during a robbery tuesday night. >> police say dale dunn has exceptional grades. jennifer franciotti has more. >> i would call a 4.0 exceptional. dale dunn is an all american track star. he is here on a full scholarship
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from jamaica. he was on his way home from grocery shopping when he was robbed at gunpoint on tuesday night. his teammates say he was on the phone with his mother at the time he was shot. he was able to make it to his ruxton avenue home and his teammates took him to the hospital. >> he is the type of person, he stays to himself and tries to get along with everyone as much as possible. to note something like this happens to him, it caught everybody by surprise. >> it is an eye-opener. police are looking for suspects. his teammates told investigators he was shot and held up by three people. as of yesterday, he was making progress in the hospital. he opened his eyes and was attempting to speak. reporting live, jennifer
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franciotti. >> thank you. confusion surrounding a gun incident at a baltimore city high school. parents of students received a letter on tuesday informing them about a student who brought inside the school and possibly struck another student with it. the maryland state police department is facing a lawsuit. a state trooper uttered a racial slur. it is reported that sergeant john maiello left a message but apparently kept talking after he thought he hung up. he said the n-word. teleta dashiell filed the lawsuit. the information was confidential. >> families and friends gathered
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to say a final farewell to officer tommy portz. he was killed last week when his cruiser slammed into the back of a fire truck. the department is also morning the loss of officer james fowler who was killed in a september traffic office and -- traffic accident. >> a new study finds most children are exceeding the recommendations for a daily tv time. parents should limit time to two hours a day. 66% of children watch more. children were exposed to four hours of screen time each week day. on the other side, a study conducted by the kaiser family foundation found new media have
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a negative affect on a child's academic development. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. do you think social media like facebook and twitter are worse for teens than tv? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> who says politics is no laughing matter? to reach out to his base, president obama made an appearance on do you think social media like facebook and twitter are worse for teens than tv? -- "the daily show." >> we have more from washington with more. >> good morning. is it working? that is the question. president obama did some sparring with the comedian last night. the question is, will work? is it having any effect on
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voters? >> please join me in welcoming the president of the united states, barack obama. >> president obama took his message to "the daily show" tuesday night. even the jokes took on a serious tone. >> let me say this. >> are you going to curse? [laughter] >> i know folks feel frustrated
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get democrats fired up and out to vote. >> the president is all over the place. he is appealing to college students on the campus and to small backyard groups. he is not leaving any stone unturned. >> a new survey shows a majority of democrats say it all the president's campaigning makes no difference. 1/4 said it is more likely they will vote republican. >> the president is going on any kind of friendly medium he can.
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>> and welcome back. good morning. we do have some fog to contend
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with this morning. no rain like we had yesterday. visibility is down to 1/4 of a mile in some neighborhoods. we will see mostly sunny skies and it will be nice with a high temperature near 73. it will turn much cooler going into the weekend. we'll give you the forecast through halloween in just a few minutes. >> a man is behind bars for reportedly planning bombings in metro stations in washington, d.c. man is accused with meeting with man he believed were with al qaeda. fbi officials say nobody was ever in any danger. >> the police may have a huge break in the disappearance of a 10-year-old disabled girl. the girl lost whatever likes to
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bone cancer and wears a hearing aid. they found a mattress that will be tested for dna evidence. the girl's stepmother is charged with obstruction of justice. >> 63 degrees on tv hill. coming up, the morning's financial news in the bloomberg business report. >> we are looking at a very >> we are looking at a very foggy start and twoe plus presents:
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road and the heavy fog. >> just stay home parked let me get my violin out. >> it is tough to see. at the beit windshield wipers on. get there early if you cannot- i put my windshield wipers on. there is an overturned vehicle on charles street. in dundalk, another accident location. fog warnings in effect and we are awaiting word to see if the tidings moral bridge has issued fog warnings. let's see what is going on at the beltway. you canno see the fog. harrisbug expressway is worse is to make your way down to the beltway. this is a 95 at white marsh and so far running smoothly down to
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the beltway northeast. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. good morning. >> we have a few bus delays. the one and 20 buses are 25 minutes late. the 35 and 46 and 64 buses are running about 15 minutes late. light rail and metro subway are both on time. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> good morning. a little bit of good news. the fog is patchy. visibility may go down to 1/4 of a mile or less. it is not widespread. give yourself a couple of extra minutes perhaps. 64 at the airport right now. big differences in temperatures from north to south. we have a cold front stretching just off to our east and at the
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beaches. this triggered all the severe weather yesterday. it is not quite off the coast. we are to the west of the front. there is another at the present time that will sleep for here later tonight and into this afternoon. we should make it into the 70's today after the fog burns off. cool air will start to work its way in for the beginning of the weekend. here are the thunderstorms. there is nothing going on along the secondary cold front. we should wind up with dry conditions today. after the fog burns off, we'll have some sunshine this morning. the forecast is for mostly sunny skies. high temperature between 70 and 75 this afternoon. tonight, mostly clear and turning much cooler. temperatures will drop into the 40's. tomorrow, a big area of high
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pressure starts to take control of the east coast. high temperature expected only in the 50's on friday. it will be on the breezy aside. it should stay dry going into the weekend. a high of 58 tomorrow. 37 on saturday morning. 63 in the afternoon. there is a slight chance for rain on sunday evening. early next week, the weather will turn active once again. >> glaxosmithkline will pay $750 million to settle allegations it sold adulterated drugs, including packs will -- p axil. they had a faulty manufacturing processes.
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several drugs were adulterated. the company said it regrets operating the plant violated safe practices. we told you about and app yesterday that tracks sex offenders what trick-or- treating. >> max is ready to set up on his own. at least for halloween. >> i am going to walk around with my friends a bit and hit all the good houses. >> what is a good parent to do? this woman is taking into it milder form of been brother. gps tracking macs with a cell phone. >> they can stay with their friend and i do not want mom and dad to tag or long. for trackingan app
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your children. >> it would be better than having her follow me around, i guess. >> max needs an android phone, which will run you at least $100 with the contract. then more for the app. a specific halloween application is not necessary because there are another gps trackers available that work for all phones. they just do not have a pumpkin on the phone. there is a gps tracker which lists sex offenders in the area. this will run eith 300er $3.99 or $3.99. >> i need to foster their independence.
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>> it is a different world than a was 23 years ago. >> the gps works both ways. >> you have to love gps. >> thank you. nissan is recalling millions of cars worldwide. housing and jobs continues to be a theme on wall street. >> good morning. some developments in the latest foreclosure crisis. members of a 50-state task force investigating foreclosure practices of our meeting with big banks today. the foreclosure picture in baltimore is not looking too good. foreclosures rose 8% in baltimore. wells fargo says it found statements that were not up to par with required procedures.
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as for numbers, stocks were lower yesterday. the fed's efforts to boost the economy will be smaller than previously thought. in looks like we'll have a quiet start to trading. the weakness -- the weekly jobless claims will be quiet. home builders say labor market conditions will be the latest factor in boosting the recovery. we did get a report showing sales of new homes rose more than 6.5% last month. nissan is recalling more than 2 million cars worldwide. the engine can stall. this involves more than 650,000 models in america. this includes the infinity qx56. nissan said so far there have
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been no accidents or injuries related to that problem. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> jane, thank you. we'll see you back here at 6:15 for your next report. >> it is 62 degrees on tv hill. we will check traffic and weather together coming up. >> in sports, your chance to vote for jersey joe. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think social media like facebook and twitter are worse for teens than tv? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> the ravens are off to a very nice 5-2 start.
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the offense and defense are almost like a chart. it is very interesting. the first three games, the defense was good. the next four games, the offense was good. joe flacco has been outstanding the last several weeks. he is the top-rated passer in the nfl. he had three touchdowns against the bills last week. he's up for player of the week. you can go to our website and you can find the link. the washington capitals on the road less by taking on the carolina hurricanes. good hustle paid off. the puck goes into the net. mike knuble with the shot. here goes the rebound. the capitals take a 2-0 lead.
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the net is empty. it goes off the board and into the net. he should get an extra point for that something. 29 saves in the shut out as our washington guest the victory, 3- 0 the final. >> the giants came out on top in last night's world series opener against the texas rangers. freddy sanchez led the giants attack. the giants knocked cliff lee from the game in the fifth inning. giants 11, rangers 7. game two is set for tonight in san francisco. >> coming up -- >> in all american track star is shot in baltimore city. police are looking for suspects. that story is next. >> we have a little fog to contend with this morning.
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good news for the forecast for this weekend. >> that fog may have impacted >> that fog may have impacted two bob ehrlich is desperate, and he'll say anything to get elected. negative attacks the media have repeatedly called "dishonest" and "total malarkey." and why can't we trust bob ehrlich? because he raised taxes and fees by $3 billion then denied it... because he says he's for us, but made $2.5 million at a special interest lobbying firm. and ehrlich says he'll cut education again if elected governor. bob ehrlich-- a career politician we really can't trust.
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taxes are too high, and maryland families are struggling. and then there's politician andy harris proposing a 23% sales tax on nearly everything we buy. it cuts taxes for millionaires by over $200,000 a year and raises taxes on the middle class. andy harris even promised big oil companies he'd make taxpayers pay for spills like the bp disaster. andy harris on our side? not a chance. the democratic congressional campaign committee is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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>> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back. i am stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thank you for joining us this morning. >> let's get a check on weather and traffic. >> there is some fog. it is not like a big blanket. keep in mind that you will run into some reduce visibility. humidity, one of the% at bwi. 64 degrees. we should make it into the low 70's this afternoon. one more mild day for us. 73.e shooting for a high of
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it will cool off significantly going into the weekend. >> right now we have two early morning accents. there is an overturned vehicle at charles street. there could be some lanes closed. we have an accident in dundalk. some closures in effect along york road towards phoenix road. those are the closure points. all lanes are closed in both directions. we'll let you know once we get more on that, but do watch for closures because of construction in sparks. north side at the harrisburg expressway, one spot that is particularly of fog. this is a white marsh and we're looking at some volume building there in the southbound direction. delays starting to form there. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a coppin state university
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student is recovering after being shot in a robbery. >> officials say dale dunn isn't all american athlete with a 4.0 gpa. jennifer franciotti is live with more. >> you might remember that tuesday was a violent day in baltimore city. five people were shot and killed. it was tuesday night that dunn was shot. he fell victim of our robert on his way home from the grocery store. he is a jamaican native and an all-conference athlete. he is here on a full scholarship at coppin state. he is described as a straight laced kind of guy. on tuesday night, he fell victim to random violence. >> he is and is senior year of school. he has a 04 0.0 gpa in college.
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we're talking about somebody -- >> he was walking home from grocery shopping when he was held up at gunpoint. there was a struggle and he was shot. his teammates say he was on his cell phone talking to his mother what he was attacked. >> he said he was coming from shoppers. is that i'm going to [blank] you up. then the phone cut off. >> he managed to make it home. his teammates took him to the hospital. >> he is the type of personhe stays to himself and tries to as possible. and to know that something like this happened to him, it just caught everybody by surprise. everybody's kind of shocked. we're still in disbelief. >> coppin state turned down an
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interview but did released this statement, saying the incident is on, given that coppin state university has one of the lowest incidence of crime in maryland. the entire university community is saddened by this event. right now police are reportedly looking for three suspects in this case. reporting live, jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the candidates for baltimore county executives faced off last night. during the debate, ken holt and ken kamenetz focused on taxes and development. >> ken holt and kevin kamenetz sat side by side, stressing similar goals, land
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preservation and tax control. each has wildly different ideas on how to deliver. hold hammered his plan to cultivate business. >> tax credits is part of a broad concept that i have where we will draw red lines around enterprise zones where there is specific companies that need assistance. >> kamenetz questioned the proposal to limit commercial property taxes while eliminating other types of development. >> this is not going to happen. ken holt is giving his recipe for having the highest tax rate probably in the country. thank you. >> that is fuzzy math, kevin. >> the candidates sparred over how to accommodate technology in rural areas. holt advocating restrictions
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on cell towers picaresque i do not think it is the role of the federal trade commission to tell those citizens that we are going to put an enormous tower of height and parents that basically is ugly and undermines the property values in the community. >> kamenetz made the case that sometimes commerce demands flexibility on the part of residents. the drew a line between himself and holt. >> this election really is the difference between someone who is on the outside and lacking experience of how county government works, as opposed to someone who has been around. >> kerry cavanaugh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> president obama went a different route to get out the vote appearing on "the daily show" with jon stewart.
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he mostly stick to a defense of his administration's accomplishments since taking office. he hopes lawmakers will be rewarded with another term in office. be sure you are ready for the upcoming election by logging onto our website. you will find extensive information on each of the candidates. we have also included a voters guide. some might say it is disgusting and shows a lack of respect. we're talking about illegal dumping. >> it there is a new sheriff in town fighting environmental crime. lisa robinson explains the correct baltimore city is approaching legal -- illegal dumping with a new attitude. >> no matter every day, going to my job, i see it more and more
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every day. >> every time it is done, the next day, you come out here at night and you will see trash the >> investigators dig through the trash to find anything that will pinpoint the culprit. they have eyes watching all over the city. >> they don't think they will get caught. they did not think about it. the come in and start lying to us and the biggest excuse is, it wasn't me, until they see the photo op " i will show you how the city is cracking down like a case on "law and order." >> maybe they should pick it up and dump it back in their yards. >> that is a good idea. coming up, green tea monocacy as powerful in the fight against cancer as originally thought. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. do you think social media like facebook and twitter are worse for teens than tv?
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e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> a foggy start to your morning commute. also some road work along
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>> and welcome back perry 67 degrees downtown at the maryland science center. you can see some of fog as you drive it to work. visibility they get down to a quarter mile in some places. it will be a nice day, mostly sunny skies with a high temperature around 73. it will cool off going into halloween weekend. for now, to the news desk.
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>> a new study reject the theory that drinking green tea may prevent breast cancer. 54,000 women were tracked who consumed as low as 1 cup of green tea a week. five years later, there was no association from the tea in sake and the breast cancer. >> it is 63 degrees on tv hill. officials in florida say goodbye to another large piece of space history. from'm hanging with woody "toy story 3" at 1st mariner arena. this is a live view >> look over the j.f.x. this morning. the roads are wet and there are pockets of fog. we'll
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning to you once again. we have a foggy morning rush out there. we have a couple of accidents. there is one in the city at charles street. in dundalk, we have an accident at quad avenue. this will create more problems as more motorists get out on the road. verisign road work at shawan road. google you know once those lanes reopened. let's take a live view outside. 50 at centerpoint it looks good. bay bridge traffic looks good east and westbound. at white marsh, it is now 70 and 29. white marsh is still in pretty good shape. there are a few delays
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developing approach in the beltway southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. >> will looking good out on the rails with no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines so far. light rail and metro subway is on schedule. we have a few bus delays. the eight, 50, 90, 35, 46, and 64 buses looking about 10 minutes late. now back to tony pann. good morning. >> we have a little bit of fog to talk about and cooler temperatures in store. first we say good morning to sandra shaw, who i am sure is much happier this morning now that she doesn't have to go to when the haunted houses the >> you have heard that the boys are back in town. the tories are back in town. disney on ice, "toy story 3" kicked off last night at 1st
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mariner arena. it is a spectacular performance. what are we going to see that is unique and different? crust we will have all of your favorite toys and we get to introduce new characters such as barbie and ken. >> that sounds a fund. what are some special effects? >> we will have projection on our eyes. you get to see -- we have projections on our ice. we have a giant rocket ship. we have all sorts of fun things. >> i am sure the audience loves this. what are we going to see? we have the green army men. >> we introduced all the toys in our show. they have their own special entrances. >> you also have a mr. potato head.
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and there is the pig. ourthat is hamp, piggyback. >> my favorite part is seeing the kids and being able to dance with them. we have they threw down with them. to see them get up and dancing is probably my favorite part. >> i am sure it keeps you going. is going on till sunday. >> this is slinky. >> i should know that the correct those are our patrols. >> there is mr. potato head. i love mr. patella had. the yugo, tony. >> my favorite. -- i love mr. potato head. there you go, tony. the rain is offshore, thankfully. it is very dense and patchy fog, so give yourself some extra time with the morning commute. cooler and drier air is
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forthcoming. the toys are back in town. is that a donkey? oh, my goodness. i need to watch "toy story 3"and i think i would know the toy's better. >> it amazes me how well they can skate in their costumes. >> look at their skates. those things are huge. >> that is my favorite. >> i like ham. >> thank you. we will check in again. a better as time at the going to the haunted house. temperature-wise, upper 50's and low 60's. the fog is the bigger story this morning. we do have some reduced visibility. it is not a widespread blanket of fog. you will run into patches of reduce visibility and then you will drive out of them pretty quickly. give yourself some extra time
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this morning. a front that triggered all the severe weather has now stalled all along the east coast. we're just to the west of that boundary. all the precipitation will stay to the east. in between that, we should wind up with a mild day with temperatures in the 70's. showers and thunderstorms are lined up along with the first front. a secondary boundary should be coming through. we'll get sunshine after the fog burns off. so mostly sunny is the forecast. early fog. then it will turn nice and mild this afternoon. high temperature between 70 and 75. mostly clear tonight and turning cooler with temperatures dropping into the 40's.
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tomorrow, the cold air arrives. high pressure moves out of the great lakes. it will be kind of breezy on friday with a high temperature only in the upper 50's. that will be a big change. so 73 today. 58 tomorrow. will drop to the 30's on saturday morning. we could see some frost saturday morning. 63 saturday afternoon. clouds will thicken up on halloween. there is a slight chance for rain in the evening. off and on rain showers are possible as we head through early next week. >> 40 years of history is being dismantled at kennedy space center. >> the launch pad is being taken apart, just one more sign in human space flight is coming to an end. we have more. >> the first launch from pat the
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39-became in 1969, apollo 10. it was the dress or hostile -- the dress rehearsal for the first landing on the moon. crews have removed the famous access arm. had be is one of two -- pad b is one of the two remaining pads. aries 1-x was the kind of rocket that would launch astronauts to the moon again. but it has been counseled. >> we have been directed to build a heavy-lift rocket to come up with its architecture that allows us to do that. >> pad b saw the return to
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flight after the challenger accident and 53 other shuttle launches. will launch next fact that is well into the future. -- what will launch next? >> the next rocket that may lift off from pad b is called a heavy-lift rocket, but nobody knows what it will look like. >> it is 63 degrees on tv hill. so much more ahead -- >> including a look at one of your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. good luck.
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why not save on car insurance? [ coin drops ] [ high-pitched voice ] thanks. [ normal voice ] you're welcome. get a free quote at progressive.com. >> let's get to one of your questions to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- do you think social media like facebook and twitter are worse for teens than tv? >> keep e-mailing those responses to watercooler@wbaltv.com. we will read more of your responses in the next hour and post all of them on the front page of our website. >> teachers will get to vote on a new contract next month. we'll have the details picked another dose of "avatar" could
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hit theaters in the next few years. >> it will be another mild day today. we have cooler temperatures in the forecast for the upcoming weekend. >> motorists still have to do with patchy fog this morning. we'll update you on two axes and some work going on around york road. that is next.
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bob ehrlich pretends to be for the working guy... but he's not on our side. i thought i knew bob ehrlich, but then i found out... he raised property taxes on every maryland family... and business. he increased college tuition... by 40%. 40%. and i thought i knew bob ehrlich. he was against raising the minimum wage. made $2.5 million... working for a lobbying firm. $2.5 million? he's not really on my side. with this tough economy, we really need a governor on our side. taxes are too high, and maryland families are struggling. and then there's politician andy harris proposing a 23% sales tax on nearly everything we buy. it cuts taxes for millionaires by over $200,000 a year and raises taxes on the middle class. andy harris even promised big oil companies he'd make taxpayers pay for spills like the bp disaster.
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andy harris on our side? not a chance. the democratic congressional campaign committee is responsible for the content of this advertising. >> and all start athlete is shot and baltimore city police are searching for a suspect. details are next. >> president obama makes an appearance

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